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New Members - How long will you study Chinese?

This is a topic designed for New Members. There are no wrong answers and there's no reason to be shy - it's just an easy way to get started…

Started by Brandon in Are you new here?

66 yesterday
Reply by Debbie Thornton

Japanese vs. Chinese characters

Is there anyone out there who is familiar with Japanese characters and has also learned simplified Chinese? I am wondering whether it would…

Started by Lolly A in Can you help with this?

0 yesterday

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Chinese films to learn Mandarin

I have watched 33 Chinese movies so far in my unusual quest to learn Mandarin, and I would highly recommend 11 of them: Hero, Journey to th…

Started by Victor Hart in Study strategy tips

2 Oct 25
Reply by Victor Hart

Looking for a software to look up and listen to Chinese example sentences

Hi, I'm looking for a software to learn Chinese easier. I wonder if there is one where I can type in a Chinese word (from the HSK list for…

Started by Majiya in Can you help with this?

6 Oct 24
Reply by Jas

how best to learn chinese characters?

Hi  Can someone help how do we learn chinese characters and remember them please writing them down over and over and reading please should…

Started by 彼得 pieter in Can you help with this?

4 Oct 24
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New Members - What Chinese app do you use the most?

This is a topic designed for New Members. There are no wrong answers - just add a comment below with the name and a link to the app site or…

Started by Brandon in Are you new here?

23 Oct 23
Reply by Debbie Thornton

Can anyone tell me what these characters mean?

Hello friends, I need help translating this, I don't know a word of chinese and they have told me that this seems to be chinese. I bought t…

Started by Javier A. Ulloa Alcántar in Can you help with this?

0 Oct 21

Exercises to practise certain grammar points

Does anyone know of any online exercises which will help me practise grammar - preferably with answers so I can check I have things right?…

Started by Debbie Thornton in Can you help with this?

1 Oct 21
Reply by Debbie Thornton

PRC to Replace Characters with Pinyin?! -NOOO!

I hope I am not re-posting this discussion, but I searched for the topic, and ended up with nothing, so here I go. . http://eastasiastudent…

Started by Tiao Wu in General questions / discussions

6 Oct 17
Reply by Thomas Doherty

What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?

anyone have any suggestions on iphone/ipad apps to help in the learning process? am still a relative beginner so would be more basic senten…

Started by Ranjan Roy in Character questions - 汉字

35 Oct 16
Reply by Jim Wu

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Debbie Thornton replied to Brandon's discussion New Members - How long will you study Chinese?
"10 months. I hope to visit my son there soon. However, my style is to want to read it as well, so I have also been learning characters and I am reading some children`s books now to help with that as well as using Pleco, Memrise and some other apps.…"
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Japanese vs. Chinese characters

Is there anyone out there who is familiar with Japanese characters and has also learned simplified Chinese? I am wondering whether it would be helpful or confusing to try to add characters to my study sessions. My goal is conversational Chinese,…See More
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Lolly A replied to Brandon's discussion New Members - How long will you study Chinese?
"Hi Debbie, Thanks for the suggestions. I've looked at yoyochinese and will think about doing the full course….right now I feel like I'm pretty scattered in my learning patterns.  How long have you studied Chinese for?"
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Debbie Thornton replied to Brandon's discussion New Members - How long will you study Chinese?
"Hi Lolly! I spent quite a long time looking at stuff on the internet before I went with something. I find yoyochinese very good indeed ~ just what you want for conversation. To get the full course, you do need to pay, but it is reasonable and you…"
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Lolly A replied to Brandon's discussion New Members - How long will you study Chinese?
"I just started to study Chinese about 1 month ago. My goal is to be conversationally fluent so I probably won't put much energy into learning the characters.  Right now I'm looking for as many free online resources as possible, so any…"
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